Center on Contemporary China


Chinese welcomeFounded in 2015, the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China at Princeton University advances the study of contemporary China and provides substantive analysis from social science perspectives of the dramatic sociological shifts taking place in China today.


directorYu Xie is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Sociology and has a faculty appointment at the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies, Princeton University.

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INSIGHTS China’s global image deteriorated between 2005–2018. Higher levels of a country’s economic development and democracy predicted a sharper decline in attitudes toward China. Countries where China had higher rates of foreign direct investment had a more positive perception of China.

D-22-PII-00011 | PIIRS | Research | Posting Expires 03/31/2022 11:59 PM, EDT

The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China (CCC) at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral, or more senior research associate, for the 2022-2023 academic year.  One postdoctoral...

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